Masterpiece recently announced the selected adaptations for the upcoming 2009 Classic season. Taking center stage this year will be "The Incomplete Charles Dickens", a collection of adaptations of 4 of the literary genius' works (sorry everyone, Bleak House isn't one of them). Though no firm schedule dates have been set, here is what the complete lineup includes:
"The Incomplete Charles Dickens"
Little Dorrit- 8 hour mini-series. Stars Matthew Macfadyen, Tom Courtenay and Alun Armstrong. Adapted by Andrew Davies.
The Old Curiosity Shop- 90 minute single. Stars Sir Derek Jacobi, Gina McKee and Toby Jones.
Oliver Twist- 3 hour mini-series. Stars Timothy Spall, Tom Hardy and Sophie Okonedo.
David Copperfield- 3 hour mini-series. Stars Daniel Radcliffe, Maggie Smith and Ian McKellen.
Also in 2009:
Wuthering Heights- 3 hour mini-series. Stars Chralotte Reiley, Tom Hardy and Burn Gorman.
Tess of the D'Urbervilles- 4 hour mini-series. Stars Gemma Arterton, Hans Matheson and Eddie Redmayne.